Islam is the religion of about 1.7 billion people all over the world. It is believed by Muslims that Islam is the original faith sent down and prescribed by Allah (God) the Almighty for all humanity since Prophet Adam (Peace and blessings be upon him). To them, it is not a mere faith or religion sent down by Allah to Prophet Muhammad, the last Prophet, (Peace and blessings be upon him), rather, it is the faith of all prophets and messengers and the faith of fitrah (natural disposition) and that many people exchanged it for either disbelief or belief in other than Allah, the Creator of everything.
Islam has been proven the right faith by Allah the Almighty at the hands of Prophet Muhammad in so many ways.
Below is just a sample of articles that were published by Truth-Seeker.info throughout the last few years that may show some of the spectacular dimensions of Islam and its peculiar characteristics and achievements that may call people to think about it as the only right religion and faith that should be adopted and sought.
Join us to read the following write-ups that may give you an idea about what Islam has and can achieve for the development of humanity.
The new numeric system did not only affect science. Its value was manifest in many aspects of daily life, from the calculation of customs dues, taxes, almsgiving (zakat) and transport charges, to the complexity of divisions of inheritance. A further useful innovation was the mine of separation in fractions, which eliminated many frustrating confusions.
This article is about the writing and reading systems designed for the blind and it shows that a Syrian Muslim, known as Ali Ibn Ahmed Ibn Yusuf Ibn Al-Khizr Al-Amidi (d. 1314 CE) was considered an expert in reading such a system 600 years before Braille.
This article tackles Prophet Muhammad’s Contribution to Human Thought as it reveals that this unlettered dweller of the desert of Arabia, who was born in the ‘dark ages’ some 1,400 years ago, was the real pioneer of the modern age and the true leader of humanity.
The article, Let There Be No Compulsion in Religion by Sami al-Majid is a very important one as it shows it is in no way does Islam preach forced conversions, rather, this is something forbidden by clear texts. The article is a clear elaboration on this.
Muslims believe that water is a gift from God and that it is a proof of God’s existence, greatness and His Uniqueness. God calls on us to contemplate the rain, the rivers, and the salty and sweet water; He calls on us to recognize water as a sign of His Bounty. God provides us with the water we need, but could just as easily withhold it.
Dr. Ali Al-Halawani is Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Translation, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management (KLM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was Assistant Professor and worked for a number of international universities in Malaysia and Egypt such as Al-Madinah International University, Shah Alam, Malaysia (Mediu) and Misr University for Science & Technology (MUST), Egypt; Former Editor-in-Chief of the Electronic Da`wah Committee (EDC), Kuwait; Former Deputy Chief Editor and Managing Editor of the Living Shari`ah Department, www.islamOnline.net; Member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS); and member of the World Association of Arab Translators & Linguists (Wata). He is a published writer, translator and researcher. You can reach him at [email protected].